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British Gas Swim Wales West Wales Sub-Regionals 30th Nov – 1st Dec 2013

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24 swimmers from Fishguard Flyers Swimming Club took part, competing in 101 events and achieving an incredible 66 PBs and winning 6 Gold, 3 Silver and 8 Bronze medals. The most remarkable results have to be the gold medals achieved by both the girls relay teams in the open category. The boys relay teams won two very respectable bronze medals in the 15yrs and under catgory.

A very well done to everyone who took part as you all did so well. All the hard work during the year 2013 paid off. Looking forward to 2014 and more galas. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } photo boys 20131201_185635 photo

Swimmers in County Squads

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We are pleased to see a rising number of our swimmers given the opportunity to train within one of the County Squads:

County Performance Squad – Carys Thomas & Isobel Johns

North/South Squad- Jake Scott, Hannah Myers, Menna Phillips and Carys James

 

Potential Squad- Menna Phillips, Hannah Myers, Amelia Davies, Carys James, Bethan Phillips and Jake Scott

Skills Camp - David Scott

Pembrokeshire County Championships 28th-29th of September 2013

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31 swimmers swam at this years County Championships in Haverfordwest. 133 events were entered and in those an astonishing 104 PB’s were achieved – well done to all of you for competing and achieving so early on in the new season!! 4 Gold, 7 Silver and 6 Bronze medals were won and of those 3 Golds, 4 Silver and 1 Bronze were won by Carys Thomas who has just started her 2nd year of training in the counties Performance Squad. Other medal winners were Adam Robson, Bethan Phillips, Carys James and Isabel Johns.

New Banner

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Fishguard Flyers Swimming Club has gratefully received their new banner and would like to thank Stena for their kind sponsorship.

CARYS MAKES A SPLASH IN OPEN WATER SWIM

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Organised by Activity Wales, the Junior Wales Swim took place from North Beach Tenby on Friday 12th July.

The open water swim is open to all 11 and 14 years-old with a lapped course of three distances to choose from – 500m, 1,000m and 1,500m

Fishguard Flyer Carys Thomas completed the 1,500m swim in a time of 27minutes and 28 seconds – two minutes and 20 seconds ahead of her nearest rival!!! Well done Carys!!!

Carys, who trains for 14 hours every week with Pembrokeshire County’s swimming performance squad said the training and support of the squad’s swim programme had helped her improve her performances this year.

“I’m already looking forward to next year’s event,” she said.

Free Swimming Taster Session

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Fishguard Flyers Swimming Club are holding a Free Taster Session in Fishguard Leisure Centre on Friday 19th of July at 6pm. The session is open to children  aged 7-12  years and they should have passed stage 6 in the LTS or swim to that ability (25m on front, 25m on back) . There is no need to book – just turn up to this fun open night and make new friends!!!

Cardiff Sprints July 13th

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Hannah Myers and Carys James went to the Cardiff Sprints Gala and collected quite a few medals. Well done girls and many congratulations :)

Hannah Myers gold medal in 50 butterfly ,  50 back , 50 fc kick,  silver medal 50 breaststroke, 200IM Carys James gold medal 50 breaststroke silver 200 IM Carys also had a ‘speeding ticket’ in 50 butterfly for going over upper cut off time

 

Gemau Cymru Results

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Swimmers had an excellent day between them as the swam 12 Pb’s in 22 prelimaries. They made 12 finals with achieving another 4 PB’sand bringing home 2 gold medals in 100 backstroke and 100 butterfly.

Finals

Osian Morgan Boys 11-13:  200 IM

Bethan Phillips Girls 14-16: 50 free, 100 backstroke, 100 butterfly, 200 IM

Menna Phillips Girls 11-13: 100 breast, 100 butterfly GOLD, 100 freestyle, 200 IM

Carys James Girls 14-16: 100 backstroke GOLD, 100  breaststroke, 200 IM

Gemau Cymru

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Good Luck to the following swimmers who will be representing Flyers in Cardiff this weekend. Bethan Phillips Carys James Amelia Davies Menna Phillips Osian Morgans Patrick Clapham Robyn Thomas

British Gas ASA National Youth Championships

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Congratulations to Isabel Johns who has qualified for the British Nationals.Isabel qualifies for the 200back with a time of 2.24.02.The Nationals take place in Sheffield.Isabel swims on 2nd August. Everyone at Fishguard Flyers would like to wish Isabel the very best of luck.”Swim Fast Isabel!”